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Can I sue if I fell on a sidewalk in Michigan?

Yes, you may be able to file a lawsuit for injuries suffered after a fall on sidewalk in Michigan. Under Michigan law, a claim due to the city’s failure to maintain the sidewalk can be made when the municipality violates required by Michigan Statute 691.1401, et. seq. In addition, the person who fell on the Michigan sidewalk due to a defective condition must provide the governmental notice of the defect and prove that it existed for at least 30 days prior to the fall. Also the victim must provide a written notice to the governmental entity within 120 days of the fall, failure to do this will result in no compensation for injuries.

If you or someone you know has suffered injuries from falling on a sidewalk in Michigan, you should call our lawyers immediately so that we can fully investigate your sidewalk injury case.  Call our top rated experienced Michigan fall on sidewalk injury lawyers at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.

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